1987 Gibbs Drive, Ball Ground, GA 30107
Gibbs Gardens, less than an hour from Atlanta, is nestled in the foothills of the North Georgia mountains. The Gibbs family developed more than 220 acres of gardens. This 300-acre estate, now open to the public, has a 25-year-old manor house that overlooks the mountains and gardens, waterfalls, reflecting ponds, and thousands of plants and flowers.
152 Orvin Lance Drive Blue Ridge, GA. 30513
Fannin County Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
I-75 Exit 317, Hwy. 225, Calhoun
Beginning of the infamous "Trail of Tears," Capital of the Cherokee Nation - Visitor Center, exhibits/film, 12 historic/reconstructed buildings, walking tour, one-mile nature trail.
300 S. Wall Street, Calhoun, GA
Gordon County Convention & Visitors Bureau
1140 Liberty Grove Rd. Alpharetta, Georgia 30004
770-664-1533 and 770-833-1283
Chukkar Farm & Polo Club has been teaching polo to the Canton and Atlanta areas for 25 years. They offer riding lessons and programs for children and adults, trails and polo matches on Sundays. Check out the event calendar with singer/songwriter entertainment. Explore Cashin's Sculpture Garden filled with unique artistic works.
3605 Marietta Highway, Canton, GA 30114
Just a short drive from Metro-Atlanta and the North Georgia mountains, Cherokee County, GA is home to the cities of Ball Ground, Canton, Holly Springs, Waleska and Woodstock. EXPLORE Gibbs Gardens, Cashin's Sculpture Garden, three Historic Downtowns, Funk Heritage Center... EXPERIENCE the Etowah River, Lake Allatoona, Blanket's Creek, Dixie Speedway, Wiley Creek Duck Preserve, Chukkar Farm Polo Club, Garland Mountain Sporting Clays... SHOP at The Outlet Shoppes at Atlanta, Cabela’s, speciality shoppes, unique boutiques... INDULGE at Award Winning Restaurants, Local Favorites, Breweries, Wineries... all at Destination Cherokee!
5450 Georgia 20, Cartersville, GA
Cartersville-Bartow County CVB
4 East Church Street, Cartersville
Museum of regional hsitory offers interactive exhibits of cultural, commerical and agricultural history since the 1840s. Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission charged.
501 Museum Drive, Cartersville
Features Contemporary Western American art, Civil War art, Presidential letters and photographs, and much more. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Sunday 1 - 5 p.m. Admission charged.
813 Indian Mounds Road SW, Cartersville
Home to several thousand Native Americans from 1000 A.D. to 1550 A.D., this 54-acre site protects six earthen mounds, a plaza, village site, borrow pits and defensive ditch. Etowah Mounds is the most intact Mississippian Culture site in the Southeast.
50 Lodge Road, Cartersville
This popular park on Lake Allatoona is ideal for swimming, water skiing and fishing. Visitors can bring their own boats or rent from nearby marinas. Guests often stay overnight in rental cottages, a spacious campground, or the park’s lakeside yurt. While best known for the 12,000-acre lake, Red Top Mountain is also a hiker’s haven. $5.00 parking fee
100 Tellus Drive, Cartersville
A 120,000 square foot museum featuring four main galleries of minerals, fossils, transportatin, and an interactive children's gallery.
1 Friendship Plaza, Cartersville
Downtown Development Authority of Cartersville
181 Fort Mountain Park Road, Chatsworth
A scenic drive on Highway 52 near the Cohutta Wilderness leads visitors to this mountain getaway. Hikers, mountain bikers and horseback riders will find some of the most beautiful trails in Georgia, winding through hardwood forest and blueberry thickets, crossing streams and circling a pretty lake. Hikers can also explore a stone fire tower built by the Civilian Conservation Corps and an ancient rock wall which stand on the highest point of the mountain. $5.00 parking fee
82 Highway 225 North, Chatsworth
During the 1790s, James Vann became a Cherokee Indian leader and wealthy businessman, establishing the largest and most prosperous plantation in the Cherokee Nation. In the 1830s almost the entire Cherokee Nation was forced west on the infamous Trail of Tears. Today the Vann House survives as Georgia’s best-preserved historic Cherokee Indian home.
126 N. Third Ave, Chatsworth, GA 30705
Known as the "Gateway to the Appalachians," 1/3 of the county is protected forest land. Stop by the chamber for information about the area's mountain trails, lakes and rivers, Chief Vann House, Fort Mountain State Park, Cohutta Springs Lodge, bed and breakfast inns, mountain bike trails, Black Bear Fall Festival and more!
Chattanooga Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
103 Crittenden, Chickamauga
Chickamauga and its residents have taken pride in preserving its historical beauty and keeping the small Southern town appeal. Whether you are looking for something old or something new, this small town has something for you. The downtown district is full of unique shops, from antiques, crafts, custom cabinets, gifts, historical artifacts and replicas, jewelry, old time photography and other specialty shops.
103 Ragsdale Place, Dallas
The Ragsdale Inn was built in 1905 by Col. Andrew Jackson Camp. The Camp family sold the home in 1918 to Col S. W. Ragsdale who was a lawyer and served as Paulding County's representative in the Georgia General Assembly from 1911-12. Purchased in 2001 by present owners Joe & Fay Stacknik and Jackie Crum, the house was named in honor of the Ragsdale's who resided here for nearly 100 years and now serves as a Bed & Breakfast and event facility.
4432 Mt. Tabor Church Rd Dallas , GA 30157
Pickett’s Mill is one of the best preserved Civil War battlefields in the nation. Visitors can travel roads used by Federal and Confederate troops, see earthworks constructed by these men, and walk through the same ravine where hundreds died. An authentic 1800s pioneer cabin is furnished and open for tours during certain events.
305 S. Depot Street
Dalton Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
696 First Avenue, East Ellijay
Gilmer County Chamber of Commerce
755 Highway 293, Emerson, GA 30137
LakePoint, the premier sports vacation destination, is home to several world-class venues, and has been building on its reputation as a must-visit location for travel sports since 2013. Welcoming millions since its inception, LakePoint features scout-worthy competition across multiple scholarship-based sports. The big picture of LakePoint is a stay and play tournament hub, complete with dining, shopping, entertainment and hotels for the ultimate sports and family experience.
6 Barnhardt Circle, Fort Oglethorpe
The 6th Cavalry Museum preserves the rich military history of the “Fighting Sixth” Cavalry, stationed at The Post at Fort Oglethorpe 1919 - 1942.
3370 LaFayette Road, Fort Oglethorpe
The U.S. first and largest NMP features Visitor Center film, 7 mile self-guided auto-tour, 1,000+ monuments, historical tablets, scenic vistas, hiking trails and horse trails. Daily 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Handicapped Accessible.
500 Stegall Drive, Jasper
Pickens County Chamber of Commerce
1400 Patten Road, Lookout Mountain
Explore botanical and geological wonders along the Enchanted Trail and legendary See 7 States view. 8:30 a.m. till dusk; closing hours vary by season. Open year round except Christmas day. Admissin charged. Limited handicap accessibility.
2726 I-75 South, Ringgold
The State of Georgia Visitor Information Center located at the GA/TN line is between exits 353 and 350 going south on I-75. You'll find brochures, maps, and personal service to help you plan and facilitate your travel in the Peach State.
202 Tennessee Street, Ringgold, GA 30736
Ringgold, Georgia...From the early days when the Cherokee lived here, to a significant Civil War battle, to becoming the place for quick weddings, the city holds a fascinating history awaiting discovery. Schedule your first stop at Doc Steve's Place, one of the city's attractions and home to the local visitor center. From here, venture into downtown for dining and shopping, and explore the area's heritage sites.
122 Cloudland Canyon Park Road, Rising Fawn
Located on the western edge of Lookout Mountain, this is one of the most scenic parks in the state, offering rugged geology and exceptional hiking. The park straddles a deep gorge cut into the mountain by Sitton Gulch Creek, and elevation differs from 800 to 1,980 feet. Overnight guests can choose from quirky yurts, cottages near the canyon edge, a modern campground or spacious, walk-in tent sites. Backpackers can enjoy camping in a hemlock grove on the 2-mile Backcountry Loop. Parking fee - $5.00
122 Cloudland Canyon Park Road, Rising Fawn, GA 30738
Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime when you join G3 Adventures on a guided tour on or below the Northwest Georgia Mountains. They offer wild cave tours, ropes and rappelling, guided hikes and rental services in the Northwest Georgia mountains.
10052 N. Highway 27, Rock Spring, GA 30739
The Walker County Chamber of Commerce's Regional Visitors Center is Walker County's only designated Visitors Information Center by the State of Georgia. The center features local brochures, maps and specialty information about the numerous attractions found in Walker County, including Rock City, McLemore's Cove, Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Miltary Park, and much more. Information concerning other areas of Georgia may also be found at this location, including Georgia's Rome, Atlanta and Georgia maps.
402 Civic Center Drive, Rome, GA 30161
Make the Rome-Floyd Visitor Center your first stop for information on Rome and Floyd County. Discover Native American history, Civil War heritage, a vibrant downtown, inspiration at Berry College and Oak Hill & The Martha Berry Museum Home, sporting fun with the Rome Braves and more! Housed in a 1901 train depot with an attached caboose, the Rome-Floyd Visitor Center is your one-stop-shop for all things Georgia's Rome!
2800 Sloppy Floyd Lake Rd Summerville , GA
Surrounded by rural countryside and the Chattahoochee National Forest, this quiet park in northwest Georgia offers outstanding fishing on two stocked lakes. Visitors can hike along three miles of lake loop trails and relax in swings while watching for the many bluebirds that live in the park. The trailhead to the scenic 60-mile Pinhoti Trail is only a 1.6-mile hike away. $5.00 parking fee
The State of Georgia Visitor Information Center located at the GA/AL line is the first exit upon entering Georgia on I-20 East. You'll find brochures, maps, and personal service to help you plan and facilitate your travel in the Peach State.
500 Prater's Mill Road, Varnell
Historic 1855 gristmill on Coahulla Creek, historic buildings, walking trail, fishing, Country Fair in October. Site accessible during daylight hours.
106 Temple St, Villa Rica, GA 30180
Villa Rica has a rich history – literally since 1826, people have been discovering gold in the City of Villa Rica. Villa Rica is home to the Georgia’s Forgotten Gold Rush of 1826, as well as being home to Coca-Cola legend Asa Candler and the Father of Gospel music Thomas A. Dorsey. Villa Rica provides a charming getaway destination right around the corner from the fast pace of Atlanta.
70 Murphy Campus Blvd., Waco, GA 30182
Greater Haralson Tourism
7300 Reinhardt College Parkway, Waleska
Official Georgia interpretive center for Southeastern Indians. Frontier village, dioramas, Native American Art Gallery, 10,000 antique hand tools. Open year round except major holidays. Mon-Fri 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sat 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sun 1-5 p.m. Admission charged.